Quotes: beautiful

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  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
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    The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    A beautiful form is better than a beautiful face; it gives a higher pleasure than statues or pictures; it is the finest of the fine arts.
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
    Thomas Henry Huxley
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    The great tragedy of science is the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
  • Baltasar Gracián
    Baltasar Gracián
    Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-1658
    Baltasar Gracián
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    A beautiful woman should break her mirror early.
  • Molière
    Molière
    French playwriter (ps. of J. B. Poquelin) 1622-1673
    Molière
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    Gold makes the ugly beautiful.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    How beautiful is death, when earn'd by virtue!
    Who would not be that youth? What pity is it
    That we can die but once to serve our country!
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    She's beautiful, and therefore to be wooed; She is a woman, therefore to be won.
  • Thomas Wolfe
    Thomas Wolfe
    American writer and journalist 1931-
    Thomas Wolfe
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    There is no spectacle on earth more appealing than that of a beautiful woman in the act of cooking dinner for someone she loves.
  • Archibald Macleish
    Archibald Macleish
    American poet 1892-1982
    Archibald Macleish
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    To see the earth as we now see it, small and beautiful in that eternal silence where it floats, is to see ourselves as riders on the earth together, brothers on that bright loveliness in the unending night - brothers who see now they are truly brothers.
  • Carine Roitfeld
    Carine Roitfeld
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    'Vogue' is a very beautiful magazine, an institution, and I learned so much working there.
  • Jules Renard
    Jules Renard
    French writer 1864-1910
    Jules Renard
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    A beautiful line of verse has twelve feet, and two wings.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
    Ernest Hemingway
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    A beautiful vacuum filled with wealthy monogamists, all powerful and members of the best families all drinking themselves to death.
  • John Steinbeck
    John Steinbeck
    American author 1902-1968
    John Steinbeck
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    A book is like a man: clever and dull, brave and cowardly, beautiful and ugly. For every flowering thought there will be a page like a wet and mangy mongrel, and for every looping flight a tap on the wing and a reminder that wax cannot hold the feathers firm too near the sun.
  • A mathematical proof is beautiful, but when you're finished, it's really only about one thing. A story can be about many things.
  • A movie I must have seen 10 times is 'Jonathan Livingston Seagull.' It's an old movie, but still such a beautiful message. If I had only one film I could take on my computer on a desert island, I would take 'Jonathan Livingston Seagull.'
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